Day: April 15, 2024


No Comet left inside

Comets on campus found themselves in the direct path of a total solar eclipse on April 8 — This sighting brought thousands of...


A Comet’s map of the stars

UTD Professor of Physics and Astrophysics Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki presented the largest 3D map of the universe and his research team’s findings from the...


Einstein, an eclipse and Brazil walk into a bar

At the 2024 Solar Eclipse Panel Discussion that took place April 8, Professor of Physics and Astrophysics Mustapha Ishak-Boushaki retold the story of...


Comet Comments: what did you think about the eclipse?

Maybe 3 of the 4 minutes of the totality were obscured by clouds unfortunately, but it heightened the tension. Everyone lost their minds...


Comets: Upcoming vote on ‘green’ service fee

All students will be able to vote on a fee referendum to support sustainable development and green projects on campus from April 24...


Empower: ticket of the hour

With the end of voting on April 5, Devin Schwartz and Debopreeta Bhattacharya were elected as Student Government president and vice president respectively.  ...


Hassle of a hackathon

UTD has hosted HackUTD every year since 2015; it is the largest hackathon in the state of Texas with around 1,000 attendees in...


In Memoriam: First undergraduate executive dean Regina Kyle

Regina Mary Jane Kyle, the first undergraduate executive dean and first female dean in UTD history, passed away April 2 at the age...


While we watched the eclipse, they studied the sky

During the April 8 total solar eclipse, associate physics professor Fabiano Rodrigues led a team of student researchers in probing the ionosphere, collecting...


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